maintenance

Preventive Maintenance

The Importance of Preventive Maintenance An Ounce of Prevention Equals a Pound of Cure “Up time” of a car wash and car wash equipment plays a key role in acquiring and keeping customers as well as minimizing expenses.  Regular Preventive Maintenance (PM) plays a key role in the up time of any self serve, automatic or tunnel car wash and ancillary equipment; water softener, reverse osmosis system...

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Maximize Productivity when Business is Slow

Through careful planning, you can improve your business during slow months It’s inevitable. Weather drives car wash demand and the summer months are slow in many parts of the country. Regardless of whether it’s during the summer, or some other time of year, there are seasonal changes in demand at most car wash facilities. The real question is what to do when volume is high to maximize...

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SPOTLIGHT – Blendco Wall Brite Cleaner

June Product Spotlight – Blendco Wall Brite Wall Cleaner Blendco’s new Wall Brite Formula is a super strong acid blend designed to clean glazed ceramic tile, painted and protected brick and cinder block and FRP walls and surfaces. Compare to advertise non-HF wall cleaners Priced economically and available in 6 gallon pails and 30 gallon drums. As low as $80 for a 6 gallon container...

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Prepare Your Wash for Winter

How to Prepare Your Wash for the Winter Preparing Your Wash for Winter Operations: Fall is in the air.  YIKES!  Just yesterday it was hot!  We all had good intentions this year…get out in front of the cold blast, but other things came up. Car wash operators are notorious for forgetting the nagging winter issues once the weather warms up. The sun is a feel good prescription for the winter blues...

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Spot Free Water – Reverse Osmosis 101

A Lesson on Spot Free Water using Reverse Osmosis The separation of dissolved solids and water using Reverse Osmosis membranes is a pressure driven temperature dependent process. The membrane material is designed to be as permeable to water as possible, while maintaining the ability to reject dissolved solids. Reverse Osmosis systems utilize semi-permeable membrane elements to separate the feed...

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